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  Topic: BerT3'S '68 fasty resurrection
belgianboxer

Replies: 710
Views: 151083

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 2:20 am   Subject: BerT3'S '68 fasty resurrection
Great to see the work on the Fasty is nearing completion Bert! If you are looking for a destination for a first test drive, you are always welcome. The city of Lier is nearby, you know Wink
  Topic: BerT3'S '68 fasty resurrection
belgianboxer

Replies: 710
Views: 151083

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:45 am   Subject: BerT3'S '68 fasty resurrection
I used those indeed

I used copper exhaust seals

Painted the NOS pre-heaters - the NOS elbows - used NOS elbows to heater tubes clipses

Used NOS exhaust to pre-heater seals - installed the rep ...
  Topic: BerT3'S '68 fasty resurrection
belgianboxer

Replies: 710
Views: 151083

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:44 pm   Subject: BerT3'S '68 fasty resurrection
I used those indeed

I used copper exhaust seals

Painted the NOS pre-heaters - the NOS elbows - used NOS elbows to heater tubes clipses

Used NOS exhaust to pre-heater seals - installed the rep ...
  Topic: Karmann factory photo - Type 34 cabriolet (M341)?
belgianboxer

Replies: 22
Views: 4144

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:26 am   Subject: Karmann factory photo - Type 34 cabriolet (M341)?
If you look closely, none of the rear skin of the car is yet in place. The front windshield frame Has been installed, which is followed by the rear window frame, followed by the side roof frame piece ...
  Topic: Karmann factory photo - Type 34 cabriolet (M341)?
belgianboxer

Replies: 22
Views: 4144

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:56 am   Subject: Karmann factory photo - Type 34 cabriolet (M341)?
That's an interesting link -- the BMW and the T34 share some body lines, no?
True. Both The Type 34 and 2000CS had this distinctive horizontal swage line encircling the entire car, creating a feeling ...
  Topic: Karmann factory photo - Type 34 cabriolet (M341)?
belgianboxer

Replies: 22
Views: 4144

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2014 12:35 pm   Subject: Karmann factory photo - Type 34 cabriolet (M341)?
If you look closely, none of the rear skin of the car is yet in place. The front windshield frame Has been installed, which is followed by the rear window frame, followed by the side roof frame piece ...
  Topic: Karmann factory photo - Type 34 cabriolet (M341)?
belgianboxer

Replies: 22
Views: 4144

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:33 am   Subject: Karmann factory photo - Type 34 cabriolet (M341)?
It is believed that Type 34 Karmann Ghia cabriolet prototypes (M341) have been built until late 1962 before VW eventually decided to abandon the project. Now, Iím a bit puzzled after seeing this pictu ...
  Topic: What did you do for your Type 3 today?
belgianboxer

Replies: 4286
Views: 615690

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:24 am   Subject: What did you do for your Type 3 today?
Took Red for a drive - new carbs, re-jetted to match the big engine-it just flys!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1285256.jpg
If Red drives as good as she looks, you'll be okay Smile
  Topic: Cool Pics of your T3 in Scenery
belgianboxer

Replies: 848
Views: 167464

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:42 pm   Subject: Cool Pics of your T3 in Scenery
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1259957.jpg
  Topic: Official Type 34 thread
belgianboxer

Replies: 1020
Views: 207896

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:04 am   Subject: Official Type 34 thread
Drove it for real today for the first time in 6 years.
Just from My house in Los Osos to Morro Bay, but got a good idea of how sweet it's going to be. Still stomping my left foot into the carpet look ...
  Topic: Great T34 find: Low mileage 1968 Automatic
belgianboxer

Replies: 40
Views: 13952

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 4:58 am   Subject: Great T34 find: Low mileage 1968 Automatic
High time to update this old topic with a recent photo:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1259957.jpg

Even though the old Continental tires on my September 1968 Type 34 Karmann Ghia were n ...
  Topic: 1st European Barndoor Gathering April 19-20, 2014
belgianboxer

Replies: 220
Views: 68840

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 2:27 am   Subject: 1st European Barndoor Gathering April 19-20, 2014
Arial shot of the 'red square', with +/- 75 Barndoor Buses
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1196716.jpg
  Topic: VW38 found in Lithuania
belgianboxer

Replies: 4543
Views: 3544057

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 2:23 am   Subject: VW38 found in Lithuania
The fact that the car is a 'Split Window' is obvious, so it can be left out...

So, why not use The First Beetle as main title...?
For the subtitle, I would opt for: Resurrection of a 1938 Volkswag ...
  Topic: VW38 found in Lithuania
belgianboxer

Replies: 4543
Views: 3544057

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:25 am   Subject: VW38 found in Lithuania
The fact that the car is a 'Split Window' is obvious, so it can be left out...

So, why not use The First Beetle as main title...?
For the subtitle, I would opt for: Resurrection of a 1938 Volkswag ...
  Topic: Beutler after 3000 mile journey
belgianboxer

Replies: 28
Views: 8254

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:16 am   Subject: Re: beutler after 3000 mile journey

Just wondering, did this specific car had a VW or Porsche engine? I know of three VW Beutler with Porsche 60hp engine still to exist. What about this one?
I can't remember... but I think it has a 3 ...
  Topic: Beutler after 3000 mile journey
belgianboxer

Replies: 28
Views: 8254

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:52 am   Subject: Re: beutler after 3000 mile journey
Here's something you don't see everyday...

A VW Beutler... with roof mounted fold out camping tent... after a 3000 mile camping trip!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/747067.jpg

Just ...
  Topic: VW38 found in Lithuania
belgianboxer

Replies: 4543
Views: 3544057

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 5:24 am   Subject: VW38 found in Lithuania
Thank you all for your proposals.
I will talk with the publishing house
and we will find a solution.
Thanks Axel, let's hope this will end the discussion. It would be much nicer if someone could 'r ...
  Topic: VW38 found in Lithuania
belgianboxer

Replies: 4543
Views: 3544057

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:26 am   Subject: VW38 found in Lithuania
"Resurrection" would be more correct, as translation for 'wiederauferstehung', used for the German edition. I hope the cover shown is not the final version.
  Topic: Cool Pics of your T3 in Scenery
belgianboxer

Replies: 848
Views: 167464

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 12:17 pm   Subject: Cool Pics of your T3 in Scenery
Earlier this year I took the Type 34 Ghia out for a 5-day trip to the UK and found this nice house only a stoneís throw away from the hotel. A perfect match Very Happy

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery ...
  Topic: VW 60K10/Porsche type 64/Berlin-Rome Wagen
belgianboxer

Replies: 185
Views: 80136

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:27 am   Subject: VW 60K10/Porsche type 64/Berlin-Rome Wagen
At the Hessisch Oldendorf show I had the privilege to ride shotgun in the Type 64. What a blast it was!


Captured at 2:05 of the video:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1079378.jpg
 
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